Posts Tagged ‘Safety’

Listening sessions call for new-entrant testing

Posted on: April 23rd, 2014 by Alice Deters No Comments

Since the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) was signed into law in 2012, the FMCSA has been grappling with the […]

FFE finds favor from jury

Posted on: February 24th, 2014 by Alice Deters No Comments

A Texas jury has sided with Dallas-based trucking company FFE Transportation Services Inc. in a recent lawsuit, rejecting a $3.5 million dollar claim filed by […]

FMCSA Proposes Drug Test Database

Posted on: February 14th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The FMCSA recently announced a proposed rule to establish a drug and alcohol testing clearinghouse for all national CDL holders. The clearinghouse would make it […]

HOS Waived Again

Posted on: January 31st, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA waives HOS limits for drivers hauling heating fuels This week’s widespread cold snap has led to yet another waiver on HOS limits, proving once […]

Firearms for Truckers: Should You Carry?

Posted on: November 21st, 2013 by Josh Grammer No Comments

Almost everyone on the road has heard of Jason’s Law and the controversy that has followed in trucker safety. As politicians argue about trucking regulations […]

Safety Site Sneak Peek

Posted on: November 15th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA previews new SMS website Based on stakeholder feedback regarding the current Safety Measurement System (SMS) website, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently […]

Inspections show driver improvement

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Roadcheck 2013 results better, still room to improve When the CVSA conducted its annual Roadcheck safety blitz earlier this year, more than 73,000 trucks were […]

Where Is the Safe Parking?

Posted on: September 11th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

You know the drill – you have been driving for ten hours, and it is time to find a place to park. Perhaps the Electronic […]

CVSA Operation Air Brake & Brake Safety Week Start Sept 8th

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), “Out of adjustment air brakes and brake system defects constitute the major defect areas resulting in commercial […]

Crashes lead to enforcement, fair or otherwise

Posted on: June 28th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Skagit River Bridge Collapse Leads To Additional Enforcement & Scrutiny Recently reopened with a temporary replacement span in place, the Skagit River Bridge on I-5 […]